Marion Randall Parsons


John Muir


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[2]finest I ever saw, some of them ten and twelve miles long. At Lake May nine hanging glaciers sent avalanches down to form the trunk glacier, which discharged its [illegible] into the lake. Its front was about a mile wide and we judged must be fully a hundred feet high. I never saw an iceberg before.I hope that this finds you well and strong again. I shall be with you before many days now - have played truant too long.Very sincerelyMarion Randall Parsons


Seattle [Wash.]

Date Original

1914 Sep 15


Original letter dimensions: 9 x 14 cm.

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Reel 22, Image 0655

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